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Shamrock Potholder 1
Shamrock Potholder

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 2 1/4 ounces Green
Crochet Hook size H or 5.00 mm

Finished Size Approximately 8" x 8 1/2"

Pattern Stitches:
Treble Crochet-yo twice, insert hook in dc indicated, yo and pull up a loop (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times

Decrease-Pull up a loop in next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as one sc)

Sp Decrease-Pull up a loop in next ch-1 sp, skip next sc, pull up a loop in next ch-1 sp, yo and draw through all 3 loops on
hook (counts as one sc)

Ch 7; join with sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: (right side): Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), 2 dc in ring, (ch 7, 3 dc in ring) twice, ch 3, tr in first dc to
form last loop: 9 dc and 3 loops.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 6 dc in same loop, skip next dc, sc in next dc, * 10 dc in next loop, skip next dc, sc in next dc; repeat from * once
more, 3 dc in same loop as first dc; join with sl st to first dc: 33 sts.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) twice, skip next dc, sc in next sc, * skip next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc
in next dc) 4 times, skip next dc, sc in next sc; repeat from * once more, skip next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in last dc; join with sl st
to first dc: 39 sts.

Rnd 4: Ch 4, (counts as first dc plus ch 1), dc in same st, ch 1, [skip next dc, (dc, ch 1) twice in next dc] 3 times, skip next dc,
decrease, ch 1, * [skip next dc, (dc, ch 1) twice in next dc] 5 times, skip next dc, decrease, ch 1; repeat from * once more, skip
next dc, (dc, ch 1) twice in next dc, skip last dc; join with sl st to first dc: 33 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 5: Sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch 3, dc in same sp, 2 dc in each of next 6 ch-1 sps, sp decrease, (2 dc in each of next 9 ch-1 sps,
sp decrease) twice, 2 dc in each of last 2 ch-1 sps; join with sl st to first dc: 57 sts.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times, decrease, ( skip next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) 8
times, decrease; repeat from * once more, skip next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in last dc; join with sl st to first dc: 75 sts.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times, skip next dc, decrease, * skip next dc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2
dc in next dc) 7 times, skip next dc, decrease; repeat from * once more, ch 7, hdc in third ch from hook and in last 4 chs (stem
made), skip next dc, dc in last dc; join with sl st to first dc, finish off.